Wifiphisher is an effective rogue Access Point framework used by hundreds of Wi-Fi hackers and penetration testers everyday. It is free and open source software currently available for Linux.

1. Download

Wifiphisher source releases are described below. The tool is distributed with source code under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

a. Stable version

Wifiphisher is available for download on Github. Link is provided below.

It is recommended to verify the authenticity of a Wifiphisher release by checking the integrity of the downloaded files. GPG detached signatures and SHA-1 hashes for the releases are available below. You may find my public key on the usual PGP public servers.

Latest stable Wifiphisher release gzip compressed tarball: wifiphisher-1.4.tar.gz (on Github)

SHA256 Checksum: wifiphisher-1.4.tar.gz.sha256

Signature: wifiphisher-1.4.tar.gz.asc

b. Latest development

To clone the latest development revision using git, type the following command.

git clone https://github.com/wifiphisher/wifiphisher.git

2. Install

a. Requirements

Following are the requirements for getting the most out of Wifiphisher:

  • Kali Linux. Although people have made Wifiphisher work on other distros, Kali Linux is the officially supported distribution, thus all new features are primarily tested on this platform.
  • One wireless network adapter that supports AP mode. Drivers should support netlink.

b. Install from Package Manager

Wifiphisher has been packaged by many Linux security distributions (including Kali Linux and Arch Linux). While these packages are generally quicker and easier to install, they are not always up-to-date. To install Wifiphisher package on Kali Linux you can type:

apt-get install wifiphisher

c. Install from Source

Assuming you downloaded and verified a Wifiphisher tar file, you can now install the tool by typing the following commands:

tar xvf wifiphisher.tar.gz
cd wifiphisher # Switch to tool's directory
sudo python setup.py install # Install any dependencies


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